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Marine Barracks Birthday

Today is the 204th birthday of Marine Barracks, Washington D.C. We held a brief ceremony on the Parade Deck and awarded the Good Conduct Medal to CPL Chesty XII, the Barracks mascot. We ended the ceremony with the cutting of … Continue reading

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Back in D.C.

I am back in the District for the last time. The next time that I go home, I will go home permanently. It is a wonderful feeling. It has been a rough few weeks, being separated from my wife and … Continue reading

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Semper Fidelis

I spoke with a Marine who is with my unit, but temporarily stationed somewhere else. His temporary duty is to process the remains of fallen Marines (United States Marine Corps) for their last trip home. I am feeling rather patriotic … Continue reading

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TAD

My unit has left without me. I must say that this is what I had requested due to my intentions to separate from the Marine Corps two weeks after they return, but I still feel a sense of loss. I … Continue reading

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Semper Duty

I understand the point of having a Duty NCO. For those of you unaccustomed to military terminology, one of the main purposes of a Duty NCO is to be there in case of an emergency, never leaving apost unmanned. But … Continue reading

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Web Design

I am just finishing up some adjustments to the web site at work. I am very limited in what I can do, but I think that what I have done is fairly aesthetically pleasing. The code is an interesting mix … Continue reading

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Long Days

Yesterday was one of the longest work days I have had in a while. Despite my best effort, work took precedence over liberty, and I spent a majority of my evening at the computer (not playing, as you can see … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras

Tonight I performed at a Mardi Gras Ball in Washington D.C. I do not know if it is gaggle of misplace New Orleanders or a herd of those who wish they were, but either way it looked like fun.

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Marines

Every once and a while I will do a search on Marines (United States Marine Corps), because that is who I am. Sometimes, I come up with some interesting stuff, like today. Let me preface this quote with a general … Continue reading

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DC Traffic and Snow

I live 24.17 miles from work according to mapquest.com, and 24 miles from work according to my odometer. Of this commute, twenty-two miles is interstate driving. This commute usually takes me about an hour on my way home from work. … Continue reading

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